Public Affairs and Community Relations

What We Do


The Public Affairs and Community Relations Division of the County Manager's Office is responsible for assisting with the coordination, development, and implementation of the County’s intergovernmental relations program and represents the County’s interests with various governmental agencies and officials. Government Relations staff:
  • Coordinates the preparation of communication on activities associated with the intergovernmental relations program
  • Facilitates the review of information provided by County departments
  • Reviews, researches, and analyzes proposed state and federal legislation affecting the County

Other Responsibilities


Other responsibilities include:
  • Assisting in the legislative process by monitoring hearings and providing testimony before legislative committees
  • Carrying out departmental programs and policies
  • Coordinating responses to requests for information
  • Drafting state and federal legislation
  • Meeting with individual legislators to advocate the County’s position
  • Serving as the County’s representative in various projects, committees, and programs involving interaction with other governmental jurisdictions